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EASTMAN, Ga. (AP) - A tractor supply company is set to build a retail store in Dodge County and expects to add 25 full-time jobs.

Eastman-Dodge County Area Chamber of Commerce spokeswoman Rebecca McWilliams says Tractor Supply Company is set to begin construction on their retail store next week.

The store is expected to open in August and officials expect it to become a regional tractor supply hub in the mostly rural area about 50 miles south of Macon. Chamber of commerce President and Economic Developer Judy Hemphill says the store is expected to boost tax revenue for the county.

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